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Speed Racer, Your Audi Has Arrived. Edward Tseng Imagines Open-Top quattro

posted by on 8 April 2014 in Design

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There’s no doubt that design is an important tenet to the Audi brand. As such, we always enjoy seeing how independent designers and design students envision the Audi brand and its products. Case in point is Edward Tseng and this shot from his Tumblr feed. More…

Audi Shows Real Champions at the Techno Classica

posted by on 20 March 2014 in Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi Tradition has assembled a true winning team of race and rally vehicles for this year’s Techno Classica in Essen, Germany, the world’s largest oldtimer show. From March 26 to 30, 2014 the company will have four generations of successful race and rally cars on display, including the Auto Union Type A Silver Arrow from 1934 and the Audi Type C Alpine Rally winner. Also on the stand in Essen is the Audi Rallye quattro A2 that Stig Blomqvist drove to victory in the drivers’ and manufacturers’ rally championships 30 years ago. Other exhibits that have contributed to the company’s motor sport heritage are the R8R Le Mans race car used for Audi’s debut on the Sarthe circuit in 1999, and the winner of the 2013 event, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. More…

Audi Achieves Pioneering Feat with e-tron quattro four-wheel drive

posted by on 10 March 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi has set another trend in motorsport. After the brand revolutionized rally racing with quattro four-wheel drive in the nineteen-eighties and significantly shaped touring car racing with this system in the nineties, four-wheel drive has been making its way into LMP1 sports prototypes as well. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro now aims to extend ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ with a system featuring an all-new development.

/DRIVE Launches Multi-Episode Series “Inside quattro GmbH”

posted by on 15 January 2014 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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If you haven’t yet heard of the /DRIVE channel on YouTube, you should get out more. Likely you have though and likely you’re a fan of their work. We know we almost always are, and are totally keyed in to a new series launched today called “Inside quattro GmbH”.

Audi ur quattro 20V Now Eligible for Importation to USA + 80 Sport Edition & More.

posted by on 3 January 2014 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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When it comes to European or Japanese car enthusiasts, the grass is always greener on the other side of the ocean. The unspoken rule of car production is that the home market always gets more selection, especially the “good stuff” that never really made a business case for exportation to the USA. Audi is very much a brand that fits this mould and so there are many niche performance models wearing the four rings that American buyers can figuratively look at but can’t touch… that is… until they’re 25 years old.

Find of the Day: 1983 Audi Ur quattro on Ebay

posted by on 27 December 2013 in In Market

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The original quattro coupe is something of a unicorn amongst Audi aficionados. While not impossible to find, finding a well-kept original is becoming increasingly difficult. As such, when what looks like a clean sub-100k mile Mars Red example pops up on Ebay, it warrants a mention in our Find of the Day series. More…

Spied: Audi S1 Test Mule Looks Like Closest-to-Production Yet

posted by on 27 November 2013 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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This isn’t the first time an Audi S1 test mule has been spied. Various states of early test mule have been spotted over a fair among of time, and cars like a burgundy A1 S line usually parked at the garage below the Audi Forum have even sported what looks like production S1 instrumentation. So what’s new about this psychadelic-wrapped test mule? Enough to make us think we’re in the final weeks or months before a production debut.

Jay Kay Adds New Audi RS 6 Avant to His Audi Collection

posted by on 16 October 2013 in Audi Driver

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Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay is a known sufferer from the car affliction. The Brit rock star is a regular at events like Goodwood for obvious reasons and also sports a fairly extensive history with the Audi brand. Perhaps it’s not so surprising then when it is revealed Jay picked up a new RS 6 Avant.

Home of quattro – 30 Years of Audi Sport quattro at museum mobile

posted by on 4 October 2013 in Audi News Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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In September 1983, the Audi Sport quattro was presented. The car bristled with high-performance technology : With 225 kW/306 hp it was the most powerful production car in Germany at that time . With this car, developers succeeded in bridging the gap between a pure sports car with stunning performance and a reliable road vehicle . Audi built ​​it in 1984, manufacturing just 214 copies by hand .

Photo Gallery: Audi Land of quattro Alpen Tour Part 2

posted by on 2 October 2013 in Events News PhotoGraphic Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi’s inaugural Land of quattro Alpen Tour promoting RS-cars and the ‘quattro’ brand is coming to a close, but don’t fret. Even if, like us, you weren’t lucky enough to take part in such an amazing event, Audi AG is making sure you can be there in spirit with even more fantastic photography from various points along the trip. More…

Audi Land of quattro Alpen Tour 2013

posted by on 27 September 2013 in Audi News Events News

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After tackling the United States in 2008, Europe in 2009 and China in 2011, Audi will now take on the Alps in its fourth long-distance tour. The Audi Land of quattro Alpen Tour 2013 begins on September 23. With the concentrated power of the new RS models, Audi will once again be demonstrating the efficiency of quattro permanent all-wheel drive.

4 Season Test: 2013 Audi TT S line competition – Part 7, Subtle Upgrades

posted by on 25 September 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition

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We’ve been enjoying what’s left of summer with our Audi TT S line competition, from daily driving to trips to several car shows and enthusiast gatherings. During this time, we’ve also personalized it just a bit in order to better suit it to our needs.